Imperial Free-for-All: William Dalrynmple’s The Anarchy

The Face of Trauma: HBO’s Wartorn 1861-2010

Lesser than the Sum of its Parts: Dominic Lieven’s In the Shadow of the Gods

Pell-Mell Towards the Abyss: David Nichols’ Eisenhower 1956

No Good Options: When History Fails to Bring Clarity

Mountains or Molehills? Duane Roller’s Empire of the Black Sea

Historical Fanfiction: Netflix’s Queen Cleopatra

Treading the (Ship)boards: Lincoln Paine’s The Sea & Civilization

Falling and Failing: Edward Watts’ The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome